Ilfracombe band OpenMind kicked off a GoFundMe fundraiser called the North Devon Covid-19 Community Fund on Sunday, with their live streamed Saunton gig.[Read more…] about OpenMind live stream gig starts community fundraiser
Liberty Sisters raise funds for The Veterans Charity
The Liberty Sisters – Ruby, Rose and Dolly – are the Westcountry’s leading vintage vocal trio, specialising in the swing and jazz of the 1930s – 1950s. In particular, songs made famous by the Andrews Sisters and Dame Vera Lynn. All their music is sung in beautiful close harmony, and it is their vocal blend as well as their great stage presence which makes them so popular, writes Ray Goldsmith.[Read more…] about Liberty Sisters raise funds for The Veterans Charity
August bank holiday music delights with Curtis Eller’s American Circus
Celebrate the August bank holiday with Curtis Eller’s American Circus, the veteran, banjo player and songwriter famed for his dynamic, often unhinged, performances has assembled a brutish, inelegant rock & roll ensemble consisting of musicians from the US and England to bring his historically evocative compositions to vivid life! Curtis Eller is diligently at work on a new full-length album for 2017!
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Devon’s folk legends Show of Hands celebrate 25 anniversary ovations at Royal Albert Hall
England’s folk duo Show of Hands, once described as “the most famous unknown band in Britain”, brought the house down at the Royal Albert Hall on Easter Sunday with a ‘pull all the stops out’ show marking their milestone 25th year.
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8 Days In May: 8-day music fiesta plus a hint of comedy
How to build on the success of last year’s 7 Days in May, pondered the programmers at Kingsteignton Parish Church? It took them nearly a year, but here’s their answer – 8 Days in May! Brilliant in its simplicity with a simply brill line-up, which adds a night of comedy with Barbara Nice to seven exceptional nights of music, which are:
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